Tunbridge Ware Workbox or Card Box c1850

£575.00

Product Code:24011207

1 in stock

1 in stock

Description

Heading : Tunbridge ware work or card box
Date : c1850
Period : Victoria
Origin :
Tunbridge Wells. Kent . Almost certainly early Edmund Nye or George Burrows.
Decoration : Central stylised floral tesellated mosaic. this is bordered by a stickware geometric band within keylines. The lid itself is bordered by a wider geometric stickwear band within keylines. Side panels similarly decorated with geometirc stickwear banding. The interior has the origianl silkwork lining to the cover and
Size :  28.5×22.6cm. 6.5cm height
Condition : Excellent.  no losses and minimal wear. The interior a little worn but still presents well. particularly the silkwork. Key absent
Restoration : None
Weight :  761 grams

A stunning example of a transitional period for Tunbridge ware as the tessellated mosaic rose to it’s late Victorian ascendancy but the traditional stickwear geometry was still popular. This is a very fine example

Additional information

Weight1000 g

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